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Published 1899
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Introductory: Comprehension of military and naval matters possible to the people, and important to the Nation.- How the motive of the war gave direction to its earlier movements. Strategic value of Puerto Rico.- Consideration on the size and qualities of battleships.- Mutual relations of coast defence and navy.- The effect of deficient coast-defence upon the movements of the Navy.- The military and naval conditions of Spain at the outbreak of the war.- Possibilities open to the Navy at the beginning of the war.- The reasons for blockading Cuba.- First movements of the squadrons under Admirals Sampson and Cervera.- Problems presented by Cervera's appearance in West Indian waters.- Movements of the United States divisions and of the Oregon.- Fuctions of cruisers in a naval campaing.- The Guard set over Cervera.- Influence of inadequate numbers upon the conduct ofnaval and military operations.- Camara's rush through the Mediterranean, and consequent measures taken by the United States.- The Peace Conference and the moral aspect of war.- The relations of the united States to their new dependencies.- Distinguishing qualities of ships of war.- Current fallacies upon naval subjects

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Publisher Boston : Little
Pages 352
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number AFD-7401
Digitizing sponsor MSN
Book contributor Robarts - University of Toronto
Collection robarts; toronto

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